Parent Training

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) provides parent training services for parents/caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Parents/caregivers benefit from learning about ASD and how it affects the child and the impact it may have on the family. Parent training is offered in an interactive format including facilitated discussion and activities that address the major issues facing families with children with an autism spectrum disorder. 

Topics include:

  • Managing the Challenges of Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum
  • Increasing Coping Skills/Addressing Negative Behaviors
  • Increasing Communication Skills
  • Increasing Play Skills
  • Increasing Self- Help Skills/Independence
  • Solving Day to Day Problems.

Have additional questions on these groups or other services offered at Nationwide Children's Hospital Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Contact Melissa Lawrence at (614) 355-8315 ext. 82024 or via email. 

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) - Stepping Stones

Triple P - Stepping Stones is a group parent training program for children with disabilities, aims to help parents develop effective management strategies for dealing with a variety of childhood behavior problems and developmental issues.

  • Sessions:

    • TBD

  • Estimated Cost:

    • Estimated cost is $109.20 per session. Insurance & other funding sources may be able utilized for payment, if approved through pre-authorization.

  • How to Enroll:

    • For current clients of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Ask your Case Supervisor or Psychologist to make the referral to the group.

    • To become a client of CASD: Start the process by scheduling a Treatment Assessment. Please contact an Autism Resource Coordinator (ARC) at (614) 355-8315.